Here are 7 quick drills to work out your resume in the new year and get your job search on track.
It may be the occasion for celebrations, but your job search should not take a holiday this time of year. Many job seekers think companies aren’t hiring, and that it’s a good idea to put your search on hold until next year. But this is the time you should keep your job hunt going – and continue
If you’re currently employed and don’t want your supervisor to know you’re searching, or you just need to keep your job hunt under wraps, it’s a challenge to put yourself out there while keeping it confidential. It isn’t easy to make it known you’re interested in new opportunities, or checking out possibilities, without it getting back
Name? Check. Contact info listed? Check. Your LinkedIn photo? It sounds like a good idea, but you should not include ANY photographs on your resume – unless, of course, you’re a model or actor. By including details that don’t belong, your resume is saying “Hey, I’m unprofessional over here!”. Your resume must be professional-sounding and aligned
Your resume should convey your career story. It needs to demonstrate the path of your experience and career goals. Not only should it detail your value to a potential employer, but also what you’ve done, who you did it for, and how you accomplished it – keeping in mind your job objectives and how they
You landed the interview – now what? You may think you can just “wing it,” but that’s not a good idea if you’re really serious about being offered the job. Prepare before your interview to get into the right mindset. Going through this process can be intimidating – you’re asked direct questions about yourself and